Local Police News: October 18, 2021

October 18, 2021

Champaign Police host Police Memorial Ceremony [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/champaign-police-host-police-memorial-ceremony/.

McHenry County sheriff’s deputy murdered in line of duty in 2019 honored in Washington, DC [McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/17/mchenry-county-sheriffs-deputy-murdered-in-line-of-duty-in-2019-honored-in-washington-dc/

Cook County Sheriff’s Office postpones vaccine mandate deadline to allow more time for ‘voluntary compliance’ [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/cook-county-sheriffs-office-postpones-vaccine-mandate-deadline-to-allow-more-time-for-voluntary-compliance/.

CPD cancels time off requests, preparing for aftermath of city’s vaccine mandate deadline [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/cpd-cancels-time-off-preparing-for-aftermath-of-citys-vaccine-mandate-deadline/.

Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 67, Number: 13-14 (December 2021) Table of Contents [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/67/13-14 .

Danville police take first step in 5-year plan to restructure the force [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/danville-police-take-first-step-in-5-year-plan-to-restructure-the-force/.

Final Push: Register Now to Participate in the World’s Largest Earthquake Drill [10:21 a.m. on October 21, 2021 — Just FYI.  SLC) [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/24009-Register_Now_to_Participate_in_the_World%E2%80%99s_Largest_Earthquake_Drill_.pdf.

Former head of Chicago police union Dean Angelo dies [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/former-head-of-chicago-police-union-dean-angelo-dies/.

Homeless Man Arrested for Spreading ‘White Powdery’ Substance at Joliet Police Department: Officials [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/homeless-man-arrested-for-spreading-white-powdery-substance-at-joliet-police-department-officials/2637369/.

Kane County Sheriff’s Bloodhound Dies Shortly After Retiring  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/geneva/kane-county-sheriffs-bloodhound-dies-shortly-after-retiring.

Man arrested after allegedly shooting BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/14/man-arrested-after-allegedly-shooting-bb-gun-at-mchenry-county-sheriffs-deputys-woodstock-home-patrol-car/

Mass Murder in America: Trends, Characteristics, Explanations, and Policy Response — Abstract — James Alan Fox [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10887679211043803 .

Mount Prospect Police Chief To Retire At End Of Year [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/mount-prospect-police-chief-to-retire-at-end-of-year/ .

No officers injured, suspect in custody after shots fired at Calumet City police in barricade incident [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/no-officers-injured-suspect-in-custody-after-shots-fired-at-calumet-city-police-in-barricade-incident/.

Officer Jeffery Creel, family of Officer Chris Oberheim awarded highest honors for heroic actions in May [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/officer-jeffery-creel-family-of-officer-chris-oberheim-awarded-highest-honors-for-heroic-actions-in/article_d7dcd8e2-2dfb-11ec-83f8-eb1c9829cc99.html.

Pair of CPD Officers, Civilian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash in South Austin [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/pair-of-cpd-officers-civilian-injured-in-hit-and-run-crash-in-south-austin/2639709/.

Police Line Up, Cheer as Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. is Released From Rehab Center [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/officer-carlos-yanez-jr-injured-in-shooting-that-killed-ella-french-set-to-leave-rehab-center/2636776/.

Police officers receive merit awards for outstanding work in 2020 [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/police-officers-receive-merit-awards-for-outstanding-work-in-2020/.

Solicitor sleeps in car by day, knocks on doors at night [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Solicitor-sleeps-in-car-by-day-knocks-on-doors-16533661.php.

Springfield Cops Honored For Service, Bravery [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/10/16/springfield-cops-honored-for-service-bravery/.

Stefan Neece Appointed Interim Greenville Police Chief [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/news/2021/10/stefan-neece-appointed-interim-greenville-police-chief/.

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Chicago police officers honored for stopping a knife-wielding man {“Sgt. Angela Salgado (left) and Officer Pete Gurskis were awarded officers of the month for their efforts to stop a knife-wielding man last year. “] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2021/10/12/22722816/chicago-police-officers-honored-stopping-knife-attack-shaon-jermy-ochea-warner.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Former racehorse that served Chicago police earns award in third career of therapy riding [“Fahey, known for being patient and providing both encouragement and compassion to participants, is used for New Beginnings’ One Good Day clinics offered to veterans and first responders.” The horse’s career progression reminded me of some human police careers.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-retired-police-horse-therapy-program-st-1019-20211018-hmsg5dsblzgg3efn6dmjtwnpmi-story.html

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Libertyville Village Board meeting included 4 police officers promoted in rank and leadership positions, trustees making changes to ‘High Five’ business grant [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/libertyville/ct-lbr-village-board-police-rank-business-grant-tl-1021-20211016-p7wx2f5dsnb5fnolg7envtzn7q-story.html

Daily Herald — may require registration . Muslim police officer is breaking barriers in Bartlett [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20211018/muslim-police-officer-is-breaking-barriers-in-bartlett.

Daily Herald — may require registration . Rosemont to spend $600,000 to update police HQ plans after dispatching agency backs out [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20211012/rosemont-to-spend-600000-to-update-police-hq-plans-after-dispatching-agency-backs-out.

From Calibre Press. 10 Reasons Cops are Stressed  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2021/10/10-reasons-cops-are-stressed/ .

Trooper OK After Squad Car Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/10/17/trooper-ok-after-squad-car-struck-by-suspected-drunk-driver/.

Webinar:  NIJ Funded Research on Firearms Violence in Urban Cities: Advancing Scientific Evidence to Inform Practice  (November 8, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern)  (Just FYI.  SLC) [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/events/nij-funded-research-firearms-violence-urban-cities-advancing-scientific-evidence-inform?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=webinars.

On the Inside the FBI Podcast. Technology and Espionage : The Threat from the People’s Republic of China [That the FBI produced this program makes it worty of attention.  The scam aspect of how some of the information is obtained, adds to the program’s possible usefulness.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/news/podcasts/inside-the-fbi-technology-and-espionage-101221

Via  Law Enforcement Training Advisory Commission, MTU #10 Not an endorsement but an event you migth want to know about. Their CRISES INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING (CITT) 40-HOUR STATE CERTIFIED COURSE on November 15-19, 2021, at Richland Community College {Decatur, IL) has low enfollment.  If your agency needs the training, it might be a good opportunity. [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://letac.org/images/filelibrary/event_file_363_1-04998285.pdf .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1. Police Week poem: A Cop Today  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.police1.com/national-police-week/articles/police-week-poem-a-cop-today-HCAjER5ilg94RKWG/ .

Podcasts and Educational Material

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Building leadership capital with your cops and your community [The main point of this episode is the importance of making connections with people, but the first part discusses how a region of Idaho implemented a defensive tactics system based on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which surprised me after hearing the Law Enforcement Today podcast on the subject!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/building-leadership-capital-with-your-cops-and-your-community/.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. As a rookie Cop he was beaten in a vicious attack. He tells the story and how it led him to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [The story of how that attack played out might be good for training.  His rationale for studying grappling techniques, and Brazilian Jiu Jitzu in particular, is fairly persuasive, too.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/as-a-rookie-cop-he-was-beaten-in-a-vicious-attack.

From the National Institute of Justice. But What Does It Mean? Defining, Measuring, and Analyzing Desistance From Crime in Criminal Justice : Executive Summary [Just FYI.  The information could prove useful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/what-does-it-mean-defining-measuring-and-analyzing-desistance-crime-criminal.

Supporting and Protecting the Rights of Students at Risk of Self-Harm in the Era of COVID-1This fact scheet from the Department of Education might be of particular interest to SROs and juvenile officers.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocr-factsheet-students-self-harm-covid-19.pdf.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Award-winning author and producer Kevin Jackson’s film Bleeding Blue shows the truth behind the lying media and politicians. [The movie sounds pretty interesting; and the producer’s backstory, which comes up at the end of the segment, is sobering.  SLC]  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/award-winning-author-and-producer-kevin-jacksons-film-bleeding-blue-shows-the-truth-behind-the-lying-media-and-politicians.

On the Disaster Podcast. Managing Active Shooter Patients [The discussion begins about 14 min. in, with some analysis of the recent mass shooting in Norway, where arrows were the weapon. (Norway officials: Bow-and-arrow attack appears act of terror : https://wgntv.com/news/norway-officials-bow-and-arrow-attack-appears-act-of-terror/  ) SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2021/10/managing-active-shooter-patients/ .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Criminal Gangs, Is It About To Get Much Worse?  Retired L.A.S.D. Gang Expert talks about the alarming growth of violent criminal gangs across America. [The guest’s experience with gangs is a credit to upwasr mindset policing.  His description of how various gangs are managed, and narcosaints of the Mexican drug trade give officers things to watch for, too.  SLC]  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/criminal-gangs-is-it-about-to-get-much-worse.

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. Avoiding Catastrophe and Finding Success in Your Post-LEO Business with Mark Warren  [The guest tells some remarkable stories of trouble he and his business partner went through, and what they learned,  as they developed their business.  The importance of checks and balances are key! SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/1n2m5qq8 .

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. Coffee Talk – Starting a Business with Dan Spencer of Filthy Pirate Coffee [You heard the police version of Filthy Pirate Coffee’s history a few weeks ago on the “What’s Your Emergency” podcast.  How you can hear the business version!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/x8vw1lxn .

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. My Five Biggest Regrets As A COPreneur [His first point, “Perfection Is the Enemy of Progress” resonated with me.  Officer survival generally depends on excellence, but entreprenership involves improvement as time goes on.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/1n3v1x68 .

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. Overcoming Comparison and Imposter Syndromes [The host discusses the feelings a former LEO has when he changes “identities.” SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/6nr4vjpn .

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. Secrets to Growing Your Authority and Building Your Business Using LinkedIn with Joshua B. Lee [Personally, I’m not that keen on LinkedIn, but the advice the guest gives on how to get the most out of the current version is remarkably informative!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/4n9l9778 .

On the Squad Room Podcast. Mindfulness Saved My Life: Breaking Misconceptions from Spec Ops to Cops with US Navy SEAL Commander (ret) Jon Macaskill  [“Imposter Syndrome” is the main topic of this conversation, though the process and benefits of meditation is also briefly demonstrated at the beginning of the episode.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode145/ .

 

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